Bloomington-Normal is a community that is rich in recovery resources; there is a very strong recovering community present. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a self-help group for individuals who think they have a problem with alcohol and have a desire to stop drinking. Al-Anon is a self-help group for individuals who have a friend, family member, or loved one who has an addiction.
An AA meeting will resume on campus in August; more information will be available when the group dates and times are determined.
Sundays, 10:30 a.m., Sunday Morning Eye-opener, BroMenn Medical Center Conference Center, 1304 Franklin Avenue, Normal (open meeting, closed meeting, discussion, big book, non-smoking, handicap accessible; brunch is at 9:30 am)
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., The Welcome Home Group, 900 Franklin Avenue, Normal, IL (open meeting, no smoking)
Fridays, 7 p.m., Winners and Beginner, BroMenn Medical Center Conference Center, 1304 Franklin Avenue, Normal (open meeting, non-smoking, handicap accessible)
Saturdays, 7 p.m., Winners and Beginner, BroMenn Medical Center Conference Center, 1304 Franklin Avenue, Normal (open meeting, non-smoking, handicap accessible)
Mondays, 6–7:30 p.m., meetings are currently taking place virtually on Zoom
Celebrate Recovery is a faith-based support group that deals with substance concerns, sexual addiction, codependency, unhealthy relationships, food issues, anger/resentment, self-injury, gambling, mental health concerns, and more.
Tuesdays, 6–9:30 p.m., First Assembly Church of God, 800 E. Vernon Avenue, Normal (dinner, large group meeting, small group meetings, fellowship, worship)
Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m., Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue, Fellowship Area
Saturdays, 10 a.m., Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 S. Cottage Avenue, Fellowship Area
An abundance of other meetings exist in the local community, especially if a student has access to transportation options; most are within two to three miles of campus. To view more local options, please visit:Alcoholics Anonymous